Trifolium reflexum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusTrifolium
SpeciesTrifolium reflexum L.
Common Namebuffalo clover
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: Palmate Trifoliolate; Ternate ; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.8
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[S1] KY[S1S2] (State Rank); G3G4 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Edmonson (KY), Fayette (KY), Logan (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Ohio (KY), Trigg (KY), Blount (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Madison (TN), Montgomery (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Weakley (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1974 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA014308 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Trifolium reflexum
BEREA014306 Fayette Kentucky
BEREA
Trifolium reflexum
TENN-V-0124961 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Trifolium reflexum
TENN-V-0210149 Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Trifolium reflexum
TENN-V-0124960 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Trifolium reflexum
APSC0016623 Trigg Kentucky 06 Jun 1990 Edward W. Chester with S. Holt
90-210
APSC
Trifolium reflexum
APSC0016618 Montgomery Tennessee 21 May 1974 Edward W. Chester
2711
APSC
Trifolium reflexum
HTTU029498 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Trifolium reflexum
HTTU029499 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Trifolium reflexum
HTTU029500 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Trifolium reflexum
UTM00720 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Trifolium reflexum
BEREA014309 Ohio Kentucky
BEREA
Trifolium reflexum
BEREA014307 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Trifolium reflexum
BEREA014310 Ohio Kentucky
BEREA
Trifolium reflexum
BEREA014311 Logan Kentucky
BEREA
Trifolium reflexum
TENN-V-0125366 Edmonson Kentucky
TENN
Trifolium reflexum
TENN-V-0124962 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Trifolium reflexum
UCHT016754 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Trifolium reflexum
UCHT016753 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Trifolium reflexum
APSC0098619 Edmonson Kentucky 13 Jul 1990 Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Trifolium reflexum
APSC0051842 Marshall Kentucky 29 May 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Trifolium reflexum
HTTU029501 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Trifolium reflexum
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Plant Photos

Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Dwayne Estes
Trifolium reflexum - Dwayne Estes
Trifolium reflexum - Dwayne Estes
Trifolium reflexum - Dwayne Estes
Trifolium reflexum - Dwayne Estes
Trifolium reflexum - Dwayne Estes
Trifolium reflexum - Dwayne Estes
Trifolium reflexum - Dwayne Estes
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Joey Shaw
Trifolium reflexum - Milo Pyne
Trifolium reflexum - Milo Pyne
Trifolium reflexum - Milo Pyne
Trifolium reflexum - Milo Pyne
Trifolium reflexum - Milo Pyne
Trifolium reflexum - Milo Pyne
Trifolium reflexum - Tara Littlefield
Trifolium reflexum - Tara Littlefield
Trifolium reflexum - Theo Witsell
Trifolium reflexum - Theo Witsell
Trifolium reflexum - Theo Witsell
Trifolium reflexum - Theo Witsell
Trifolium reflexum - Theo Witsell
Trifolium reflexum - Theo Witsell
Trifolium reflexum - Theo Witsell
Trifolium reflexum - Theo Witsell